California’s Own Shutdown

Schools are open but shelves are barren. Everyone can see the federal shutdown is reducing some public services but California legislators are turning a blind eye to their state’s own shutdown. Public schools in Los Angeles, Oakland, San Francisco, San Diego,…

CA Legislators Must Walk MLK Day Talk

Actions speak louder than tweets. Today California legislators are tweeting quotations from Martin Luther King. They should compare the objectives expressed in their tweets with the state of affairs for their constituents, starting with the six million children in California public…

A Pro-Citizen 2018 Agenda For California

Five pro-citizen issues should be on the agenda when the California Legislature reconvenes tomorrow: Reducing OPEB (retiree health care) spending by school districts, cities, special districts and the state that’s crowding out services for students, teachers and other citizens; Improving…